KANSAS WETLANDS EDUCATION CENTER GRAND OPENING APRIL 24
2009 "WINGS & WETLANDS" BIRDING FESTIVAL COMES TO GREAT BEND APRIL 24-26
SEBELIUS FORMS GROUP TO ENCOURAGE YOUTH APPRECIATION OF OUTDOORS
LOVEWELL STATE PARK PLANS APRIL 18 OK KIDS DAY
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Site at Cheyenne Bottoms offers closeup view of lively wetlands
GREAT BEND -- The Kansas Wetlands Education Center has something to show you. The eagerly-anticipated interpretive center at Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area will officially open for visitors during its grand opening at 3 p.m. Friday, April 24.
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Bi-annual event coincides with opening of new wetland center at Cheyenne Bottoms
GREAT BEND -- The 2009 Wings & Wetlands Weekend will be held on April 24-26 in Great Bend. The event will be based out of the Best Western Angus Inn Courtyard, behind the Perkins Restaurant on 10th Street. Approximately 200 participants have pre-regis ... Read More


Coalition will create opportunities for youth to experience nature
TOPEKA -- On April 13, Governor Kathleen Sebelius issued an executive order designed to create opportunities for children to get outside and experience nature. The new group, provisionally called the Kansas Coalition for Children in Nature (KCCN), will work with state ... Read More


Geocaching to be featured at park event
WEBBER -- This year’s OK Kids Day at Lovewell State Park on April 18 promises to be a fun and educational day where kids can participate in hands-on activities. The feature event will be an outdoor scavenger hunt using GPS technology, called “geocaching.” Crystal Fangmeier, University of Nebrask ... Read More